CUE Session Profile: The 9 faces of Leadership

  • September 29, 2015

The 9 faces of Leadership

have you ever wondered what kind of leader you are? Do you know what kind of leaders you have in your organization?  Like it or not, you’re about to find.

which one are you?

Kris Dunn, Chief Human Resources Officer for Atlanta-based Kinetix HR will kick off the CUE Conference in Denver with a session entitled The 9 Faces of Leadership.  This lively session will blend pop culture references with HR and marketing jargon to describe and profile the 9 types of HR leaders found in most organizations and how that can impact talent, performance, and employee relations knowledge in the workplace. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry.  Check that. Hopefully you won’t cry, but it’s a guaranteed lock that you will learn what makes your organizational DNA move and shake, and will discover some fun and useful truth about the art of leadership. Most importantly, you’ll learn how understanding the management styles of your leaders helps your organization improve employee engagement and retention.

Who is Kris Dunn? That’s an easy question – he’s the Chief Human Resources Officer for Kinetix. He’s a VP of HR type who has led HR practices in Fortune 500s and venture capital-held startups, and believes that the key to great business results is to get great people, then do cool stuff to maximize their motivation, performance and effectiveness once you have them in the door. As it turns out, that’s his simple definition of talent management. He’s also the noted founder of The HR Capitalist and Fistful of Talent, as well as a Contributing Editor at Workforce Management Magazine and, where he has written over 50 feature columns. Kris is among the most transparent HR pros or recruiters you can find, and here’s why: He cares so much about the art of HR and recruiting that he’s started two blogs (The HR Capitalist and  Fistful of Talent) with the goal of building a community he and others could learn from. He’s been putting his thoughts down every business day for over 4 years. As a result of that commitment, he’s been named one of the Top 100 Influencers in the World of HR and a Top 25 Digital Influencer in the HR and Talent Management arena.